making spider webs that look like real spiderwebs?

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  1. hydin

    hydin Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    i have a project idea, but i need a spiderweb that looks actually like an official spiderweb.

    i dont want to use off the shelf spiderweb stuff for halloween, but im kinda lost on any other ideas.

    any chance someone here has a good idea or recipe or tutorial?

    thanks.
    chris
     
  2. Serafino

    Serafino Sr Member

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    How big?

    I used to mess with Testor's model cement for small webs on the corners of boxes and such. You could build a structured web this way but not sure how big it could be.

    Don't breathe the stuff too much. ;)
     
  3. howlingwind13

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  4. hydin

    hydin Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    sold out :(

    im thinking i might go with the testors stuff (SSSSSSSSSNIIIIIIIIFFFFFFFFFFF) :confused :confused :confused :confused :confused :confused :confused :D


    i managed to pick up one of those "spiderman" prop spiders, and i can find the little box to use as the same in the movie one, but id like to have it look "spiderwebby".

    chris
     
  5. Kris

    Kris Sr Member

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    Didn't they said what they used on the Return Of The King bous DVD's ? They fried that stuff, and then made webs
     
  6. Jimbo890

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    You can take a regular hot melt glue gun, and run a air hose to it, pull the trigger, squrit some air and volia. Realsitic cobwebs.
     
  7. mgr

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  8. hydin

    hydin Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    guys, this is for a tiny box... not a room.

    heres a pic (swiped from a horribly overpriced ebay auction)

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    any ideas?

    chris
     
  9. Funky

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    Hey, where can I get one the the tiny spiders?
     
  10. jedi knight

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    melted sugar? That might be too hard to work with though.
     
  11. propsculptor

    propsculptor Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Yeah, and I bet Ants and other insects will love it..

     
  12. Jayn

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    seems like I'd seem a tutorial somewhere for preserving real spider webs..
    spray glue? I'll look.. You might could find some real webs that are sturdy enough and attach them with the cement. They last a long time too..other than that, a pet spider or two might help..
    Jayn
     
  13. Jayn

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    Forgot to add, if you haven't gotten a box yet, Container Store sells those same ones in various sizes..

    Jayn
     
  14. Cenobyte

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    Chris,

    Go to the halloween stores or wal-mart etc (as they have massive clearance) and get the webbing that is in the large bag. (Like to decorate outside etc.) Pull off just a little bit and stretch that.

    Cheap and will probably do what you want.
     
  15. Great_Bizarro

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    I can send ya a few dozen black widows to put in the box then just wait till they do their decorating and evict them.
     
  16. Funky

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    :lol :lol :lol :lol

    Why the hell is that so funny to me?

    "Sorry, folks, you have 30 days from today to vacate the premises."
     
  17. Dark Shadow

    Dark Shadow Well-Known Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Shrink wrap ( the stuff used to wrap around pallets and looks like seran wrap) any is you stretch shink wrap till it breaks it looks like a web shout out of spidermans wrist. I work in a plant where the seats for the Dodge Durango are made. The fork lifts constantly move pallets and sometimes the wrap gets stuck on another pallet and gets stretched to the poing where it snaps. It looks really cool.
     
  18. SamDWagster

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    if it's for a small box and your wanting the 'random' type of web just try squirting a tiny bit out and going back and forth between the corners that you'd like to be covered and let the pesky strings that ususally get on your nerves when doing other projects do their job.
     
  19. GOING SOLO

    GOING SOLO Well-Known Member

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    These are great and you will find use for it again!
     
  20. Maelstrom

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    Thread is over 5 yrs old guys.
     

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